chicago, you don't think of a polar type of weather there for you, but minus 4 for your high, the low will be getting possibly into the teens, so bundle up and if you travel, make sure you have your cell phone charged and people know where you're going, because some of this could be treacherous traveling. as far as going towards europe, cutoff low spin there, and it's just a persistent si of it, so it's been bringing heavy rain showers and looks like we have already seen reports of flooding. high pressure is working its way in, unfortunately, see this off towards the north, that's creating foul weather towards the british isles and scandinavian peninsula. looks like it's getting worse, wednesday into thursday, scotland, fairly destructive winds in your forecast, widespread, about 2 to 4 centimeters of snowfall there, and the scandinavian peninsula is going to be the topic this week. that's your world weather.